Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 02, 2003
Contact Officer Felix Medina
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2594


Child Abduction

Riverside, Ca-  On Monday, June 2, 2003 at approximately 8:50 am, officers from the Riverside Police Department were dispatched to the 4100 block of Chestnut Street reference a 5 year old girl that had possible been abducted. The victim’s father told officers he last saw his daughter at approximately 1:30 am. At approximately 8:30 am, the father found the daughter missing from the residence.

The missing juvenile is identified as follows:

The person suspected of abducting Anabella Clark is her father’s roommate. He is identified as:

A white GMC Panel Van with a license plate of “5F56303” was found abandoned in the parking lot of a bus station in the 3900 block of University Avenue. The bus station is utilized by Greyhound and the local Riverside Transit Agency. The vehicle is registered to the suspect, Charles William Mix. The suspect is considered to be “possibly” armed and dangerous.

An “Amber Alert” has been initiated with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol. Anyone with information regarding the location of the victim and/or suspect is asked to call the Riverside Police Department at (909) 320-8021. If it is an emergency, immediately call 9-1-1.